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Truancy & SART/SARB
- Students who do not attend their class (absent without permission)
- Parent/guardian has not contacted the Attendance Office to report a student's absence within two (2) school days after a student's return to school shall be recorded as unexcused (CUT).**.
- Students do not sign in when arriving late or sign out when leaving early (regardless if a parent has called)
- Students who leave class without permission or without a valid pass (exit tickets)
- Unexcused absence for 1+ periods in a day
- Very Tardy for 1+ periods in a day
- Cut for 1+ periods in a day
- Unexcused early dismissal
A student qualifies as truant if they have any combination of three of these incidents
SART & SARB
School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Process
Steps in the SARB Process
- Notice sent home by school district or site notifying parent/guardian of the incidents of truancy.
- Notice sent home by site; parent(s)/guardians are required to attend a Student Attendance Review Team (SART) meeting with student to discuss concerns and recommendations to improve attendance
- Certificated letter sent by district SARB indicating date, time, and location of required SARB hearing.
- Case referred to Juvenile Court.
Site Attendance Review Team Level 1
Site Attendance Review Team (Board) Level 2
Our Local SARB
Request for Legal Action
- Directing the school district to request the probation department to investigate the matter on behalf of the minor;
- Directing the school district to request the department of social services to file a petition on behalf of the minor (Welfare & Inst. Code § 300);
- Requiring the school district to file a complaint against the parent(s) or guardian(s) for violating Education Code sections 48291 and 48452 and Welfare and Institutions Code Section 601.2.
Attendance Regulations / Ed Code
- Education Code 48260 - Any student subject to compulsory full-time education or to compulsory continuation education who is absent from school without valid excuse more than three (3) days, or tardy in excess of 30 minutes on each or more than three (3) days in one school year or a combination thereof is a truant and shall be reported to the Attendance Supervisor or to the Superintendent of the School District.
- Education Code 48261 - Any student who has once been reported as a truant and who is again absent from school without valid excuse one (1) or more days, or tardy on one (1) or more days, shall again be reported as a truant to the Attendance Supervisor or the Superintendent of the District.
- Education Code 48262 - Any student is deemed an habitual truant who has been reported as a truant three (3) or more times per school year, provided that an appropriate district officer or employee has made a conscientious effort to hold at least one conference with a parent or guardian of the student and the student him/herself after the filing of either of the reports required by Section 48260 or Section 48261.
- Education Code 48263 - If any minor student in any district or county is an habitual truant, or is irregular in attendance at school, as defined in this article, or as referred to a School Attendance Review Board, the Supervisor of Attendance, or such other persons as the governing board of the school district or county may designate, making such referral shall notify the minor and parent of guardian of said minor, in writing, of the name and address of the board to which the matter has been referred and of the reason of such referral. The notice shall indicate that the student and parent or guardian of the student will be required, along with the referring person, to meet with the School Attendance Review Board (SARB) to consider a proper disposition of the referral.
- Education Code 48263.6 - Any pupil subject to compulsory full-time education or to compulsory continuation education who is absent from school without a valid excuse for 10 percent or more of the schooldays in one school year, from the date of enrollment to the current date, is deemed a chronic truant, provided that the appropriate school district officer or employee has complied with Sections 48260, 48260.5, 48261, 48262, 48263, and 48291.